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CSPAN
Nov 26, 2013 2:00pm EST
start us off, i am the lighted to introduce don who has three jobs so i will try to get all three] to the assistant secretary fosecretary for smalls community development and housing the u.s. department of treasury and the executive director for the president's council on jobs and competitiveness and in his free time, he gets to go to detroit where he is leading the government investment in the tried and working with city, state, business nonprofit community stakeholders reassociate is a busy guy and we have more information about him at all the speakers in the packet, so i will not belabor my introductions. i am divided to welcome onto the podium. please join me in welcoming don. [applause] >> thank you so much, maureen and aspen for inviting me. it is absolutely a pleasure to be here to join this panel and talk about something that is critically important for the country. the president believes that we need to focus full force on ways that we can make sure that all people in our communities have the opportunity to succeed particularly those who are the most vulnerable and very low i
CSPAN
Nov 10, 2013 2:00pm EST
-- don sign signment and reached ice unit. warm underwear, neilly embroideres gloved, mittens to fit baby elephants, knee pads for storks. corp he was greatful but said he would have preferred cigarettes. that genteel british magazine "the lady" strove to help women address unexpected social problems. in it's daily difficulty column, it raised the dilemma facing a cat-owning woman who takes care of a dog. when the dog starts killing cats what should she. she had responsibility 'oensure the dog was properly quarted but might seek another home for it. i have ended my narrative in 1914 with a story of the first battle in october and november. and western corner of belgium, the french and british held the line against huge and apparently endless german attacks. the cost of leaving most of their men, the old sweats of britain's professional army to repose forever in cemeteries. the allied victory, for victory it was, frustrated the germans' last attempt to achieve a war-winning breakthrough in the west in 1914. it was purchased at such cost and n suffering and sacrifice that nobody felt l
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2013 6:00pm EST
. others don civil war work cap. samuel j. patterson poses proudly in his. the black number of black soldiers who served in the civil war is not known. it keeps increasing as present day researchers find additional names such as i'm doing. 185,000 is the common estimated number. it does not include those who are listed in white as undercook as my ancestor had. my seventh category; therefore, includes those who enlisted general order 323. many are identified as colored. note, that blacks was not used. i found many names in the volume of the roasters of the civil war soldiers 1861 to 1865, compiled by -- the spt cause to be enlisted for each cook to allow by section 9 two undercooks of african dissent who shall receive for their full compensation $10 per month and one ration per day. $3 of said monthly pay may be used in clothing. the pay for white soldiers was $13 per month and $3.50 extra for clothing equaling $16.50. the 54th maths refused the insulting pay and would not accept any money until the discriminate rule was changed on january 1st, 1864. the war was almost over. now concl
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2013 6:00pm EST
was right. he is a busy guy. i really want to thank don again for his leadership and his energy and all he is doing to really promote microenterprise and build opportunities for americans to create jobs so let's thank don again. [applause] now it's my pleasure to quickly introduce our panel. we have a terrific panel for you. we have materials for use so i'm just going to try to quickly help you match names and faces in case you don't know everybody. next to me is my colleague joyce klein who is the director of our field program at the aspen institute and she will be moderating our panel today. to her right, you're left if i'm getting this correct is elaine edgcomb who was the leader of the field for many years and is now our strategic advisor and we are happy to have her back with us today. next we have ida rademacher and we are also happy to have her back with us today. she is chief officer for corporation of economic development. next elizabeth kregor. director of institute for justice clinic on entrepreneurship and lecturer on law at the university of chicago. next we have connie
CSPAN
Nov 16, 2013 12:00pm EST
. .. we began our special look with local author don faber and learn about the youngest governor in michigan's history. ann arbor michigan. we visited the area with the help of our local cable partner comcast to bring you some of the city's rich literary culture and history. former ann arbor news editor said down with us to discuss his book a boy governor. the youngest chief executive in any state history. >> a very young age, appointed territorial secretary at 19 which is a record that will probably never be broken. another record was in 1835. and in time people in michigan and the people of detroit came to trust them even though a young person, very skilled and dedicated leader. regarded first of all as by the people in his own territory as a bit of -- coming in from kentucky. the logical thing for him to do would have been to appoint a michigan person. because mason had made such an impression on jackson himself, they had met. jackson of this cement has a lot of confidence and vision. i will appoint him. the strip of land that was disputed between michigan and ohio at st. their b
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2013 4:00pm EST
and effect of the latest publication with professor don roberts and colleagues is on counterterror for some selected perpetrators. the next one will be available next week and the next one is on air on which i guess many people are concerned about. today we do have a very distinguished panel to discuss what mike indicated is one of the most insidious challenges and we are really delighted to have their perspectives. let me introduce the members of the panel, spike bowman of the fbi currently distinguished fellow at the center on national security university of virginia school of law and this is the other partner that we cooperate with. then professor kumar at the school of foreign service georgetown university and the president of the olson group mr. wallace. i'm going to say a few things and then turned to introductions before they speak. usually what we try to do is keep in mind that terrorism is only one of the many challenges in terms of man-made and national disasters therefore we always try to remember, never forget those who were victimized by both mother nature and man-made
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2013 6:00am EST
phone of suspected mafia dons inside our own country. so we can't be hypocritical. intil right. we can't be hypocritical of the chinese for enforcing their own. i think the key question that is being put on the table the question is in fact certain what are proported to be private enterprises are in fact tools of the foreign government for the purpose of espionage. i'm not here to suggest whether in fact huawei is or is not. they're doing us a favor in one respect. you remember, i remember back when we were worried about the threat from the japanese against the -- when they bought rockefeller center down the street and everyone thought the world was coming to an end. one of the great things i remember from one of my professors at columbia was, you know, if we didn't have the japanese we should have invented them. they made us better. they made us more competitive. and the wide reaction of the japanese wasn't protectionism, it was learning to be have a more competitive auto industry. learning to be -- >> i think may actually to talk about situations that are hypothetical than the ca
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2013 4:00pm EST
with us today. and to start us off, i am delighted to introduce don graves who has three jobs so i will try to get the titles right deputy assistant secretary of the small business community development [inaudible] -- president's council on jobs and competitiveness, and in his free time, he gets to go to detroit where he is leading the government investment in detroit and working with city, state business and nonprofit stakeholders. so he is a busy guy and you have more information on him and all of the speakers in your package so i won't belabor my introductions. i'm delighted to welcome dawn to the podium and please, join me in welcoming don. [applause] [applause] >> thank you so much, maureen and aspen for inviting me. it's absolutely a pleasure to be here to join this panel and talk about something that is critical. the president believes that we need to focus full force on ways that we can make sure that all people in our communities have an opportunity to succeed, particularly those who are the most vulnerable very low-income residents of the communities. one of the things th
CSPAN
Nov 17, 2013 10:30am EST
look with local author don fakeer, and we learn about the youngest governor in michigan's history. .. >> in 1830, and he was appointed as a territorial secretary at 19, which is a record probably that will never be broken. another record that certainly will never be broken was 1835 when at age 24, he was elected the first states governor. and in time the people of michigan and the people of detroit came to trust him as, even though a young person, a very skilled and dedicated leader. well, mason was regarded first of all by the people in his own territory as a bit of an interloper, just coming in from kentucky. when the logical thing for jackson to do what it into a point in michigan person, a detroit politician for the number two position in the territory. but because mason had made such an impression on jackson himself, they had met and jackson thought this young man had a lot of confidence in itself and a vision, so that i will appoint him. the strip of land that was dispute between michigan and ohio actually dated back to the northwest ordinance when that ordinance determined
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2013 9:00am EST
went like lambs to the slaughterhouse -- >> uh-huh. >> and donned the rubber aprons and got to work. do you have any german connections and your feeling for germany. i think, you know, ian is exceptionally well equipped to write such an ambitious book because of your connections with england, with america, with holland, with germany and, crucially, with japan. >> i don't think it helps necessarily to know germany well or japan well to explain the human propensity for extreme violence. one of the reasons i'm very happy to be on stage with you is because i think we share a sort of horrified fascination with why people are capable of doing terrible things. and i don't think it's -- i mean, there are people who say, well, you can explain it because the germans had an exterminationist mentality which goes from luther to hitler, or the japanese are uniquely barbaric and cruel, anything like that. i don't believe that for a minute. and i think your question is a good one, is how is it that one of the most highly educated and civilized countries in europe produced so much extraordinary violence
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2013 12:00am EST
decided to don e alaska gov and i think became someone whob is very well-paid, someone who has an ardent but relatively small on the scale of national politics and ardent but relatively small following that at this point i mean, i think the notion that she would ever be able to seek national office again without giving the path she's chosen is i think largely off the table. she, i think, you know, achieves the popularity she still has and will be able to live comfortably and marginally and influential life by continuing to take to the platforms that she currently has on cable television in facebook. she will continue to be a presence in our lives, if not a central presence going forward. >> surprised there wasn't a rousing applause. i misjudged the audience again. [laughter] [inaudible] [applause] >> it seems to many that since the day obama was elected, the republican goal has been to say no and to appeal to the community that wants to see him fail at no cost yet obama feels very indecisive. there are a million things obama can do administratively without having to go to congress
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2013 1:15pm EST
niro and joe pesci and he becoming your friends and don rickles and everybody. the movie came out and my mother called me, my dear mother and she said oscar i saw your movie. it's a good thing you're a lawyer. i wasn't getting any other part so i decided that i love the movie so much i have to figure out a way to get myself back into the movies and it dawned on me that in order to make a movie of las vegas you have to get a permit and who do you get a permit from? city hall. who is in charge of city hall? the mayor so iran for mayor and i look -- went to the permitting department and i said i'm your new mayor. i have a directive. if anyone's going to make a movie in las vegas i won apart. she said you can't do that. i said i can, i'm the mayor. two weeks later mayor guess who's out here? jackie chan. you send that gentleman writing here. jackie chan comes then with his director and says i can't believe what i just heard. in order for us to make rush-hour in las vegas you have to have a part? i said absolutely. he said he have to be kidding. i said you see whether i'm kidding. it w
CSPAN
Nov 7, 2013 2:30am EST
war dons responsible for day-to-day operations of our prisons and stretch the fact that we have to be just as aggressive getting individuals out when they put them in restrictive housing and realizing that we only use it when absolutely necessary which for the men and women to include the inmates in our institution, we always must keep the focus on safety and security. we have some very dangerous inmates in the system as i know you are aware and we have to ensure that we have a duty and obligation as you mentioned to ensure when we place them in restrictive housing, that we maintain the highest level of quality care relative to their physical as well as mental health. >> i'm sorry to interrupt you but i only have a few seconds left. i have a pointed question on another topic. we spend between a million and a half dollars a year to $2 million for each and every inmate being held at guantanamo a million and a half-plus a year. what's the maximum allowed per inmate cost allowed in se florence, colorado, our highest security federal prison? >> per? >> inmate annual cost. >> >> for the
CSPAN
Nov 2, 2013 2:30pm EDT
. soldier show up in uniform toting bags big sacks they will carry with them and vigor.ticket donned in the parking lot and loaded onto a plane. the soldiers cluster in groups and stand in lines across the parking lot the loading dock next-door waiting on squadron platoon leaders were comrades who check their names off the list. they pass in and out out of the backdoor hq building that opens onto a strip of sidewalk in the parking off where the buses will fill up before too long. the soldiers settle all over the lawn joined by wives and kids and parents and siblings and friends. the field of crew cuts interspersed with blue jeans t-shirts and sneakers longhair. two little girls in matching shirts alternate between cupcakes and clinging to their dads lakes. teenage boy holds the leash of a pit bull puppy with source on its back. the crowd grows and spills across the lawn around to the front of the building. it's a summer day in texas mostly overcast but still hot. people crowd into the scant patches of shade. soldiers without family or visitors to see them off in groups by themselves.
CSPAN
Nov 17, 2013 9:15am EST
begin our special look with local author don fakeer, and we learn about the youngest governor in michigan's history. ..
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2013 7:00pm EST
died at age 56. don elliott from indiana used to scuba dive in her free time is now an unrelenting pain and has had to give job and deplete your savings. evelyn bates from michigan was diagnosed last september and continues to struggle with tremendous pain every day and his daughter had to quit her job to take care of her. dennis locke who lives on the west virginia ohio border with his wife and three young children have had to watch their father go from being an involved parent with a steady income to a man whose daily life feels in his own words like a slow and torturous death. these meningitis outbreaks linger on. it has kind of a personal sensitivity to me. my older brother some years ago when death at a very young age because of meningitis. so it has lingering effects for a lifetime. that is what happened a little over a year ago. although we know that it wasn't isolated. it was the biggest that this chart which is kind of hard to read shows a going back to 2001. we have had four, 11, 64, 18. every year we have had some results that we have noted from compounding that made peo
CSPAN
Nov 12, 2013 8:30am EST
last couple of weeks two of them, on the republican side, tim griffin in arkansas, with don running in new jersey, both of them potentially competitive districts, particularly runyon. we would need to see more retirements in competitive seats that are currently held by republicans. i think we're sort of are we there yet, probably not. so that is sort of my 30,000-foot overview. i don't want to go any farther because i'll start poaching on their territory. i think what we going to do now is, jennifer, why did you come up? we will sit over here and i'm going to throw her a very broad open ended question and let her do her thing. but again, well, i don't want to thank yet because we're not done yet. but anyway, so. >> charlie, i was going to be a brief -- jennifer is the senior editor of the cook political report and is responsible for the u.s. senate in the governor's race for just 26 years of experience in campaign politics. before joining "the cook political report" was the press secretary for the national republican senatorial committee. charlie, i would turn it over to you spend a
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2013 2:00am EST
sawhill. a couple of your tweets -- 83% of food stamp recipients work full-time from don ritchie. medicaid,with snap, section eight, school lunch, heating assistance, how much would one need to learn for the same benefit? a response for either of those. guest: the average family is getting probably about $20,000 25,000 -- we have thousand dollars a year. people working full-time is not accurate, but if you are the working-time, requirement does not apply to you. in the long-term individuals would be benefited by a nudge it would move them more into the labor force and that would be best for the taxpayers as well. guest: we have not talked very much about wages. you could work full-time and your making them wage, you are making $15,000 a year. people to think about trying to support a family on 15 -- on $15,000 a year. these programs, including food up,ps, help to bump that and in an important way, and the debt is just that if we did not have these programs at all, we thed have 37 -- 30% of population that are poor instead of about 15%. the first safety net that i described, it is
CSPAN
Nov 8, 2013 6:30pm EST
and a stack of don box it because they wanted to give coffee and donuts to everyonepe who was working in a call center because they were so happy. an i walked around the call center and talk to people taking the calls and dealing with people over the computer. something one woman was just beaming. i asked her you look like something just wonderful happened. you have got quite a smile. somebodyust talked to who was paying i want to say $800 a month into cobra and it just sounded better plan for $500 a month. $300 a month was a pretty big deal in that family slave so she had a wonderful exchange with that person who had called then. we have people when they come in life, they are taken in private rooms to discuss it and when people find out what the deal is a lot of people are getting hugs. there's a story in "the new york times" today about a woman who burst into tears of joy when she found out she could get coverage and i would like to ask unanimous consent to have it put into the record. there is more than one story about this. like i said rhode island isn't a very big state
CSPAN
Nov 18, 2013 9:00pm EST
then i know one day when i walk through the finished lin don b. johnson lib brair of texas, vivid memories of this room will come to mind. for almost three years, our various library committees have met here bringing the chancellor and regions, architects, historians, and all manner of design exbt people. here we watch the library grow from just a germ of an idea to a real livering repository of history. a room that started out as a working environment by succession of presidents provides an important function for ladies with a variety of projects. it is not a working room, but like any room in the white house. it is also a collection of memories. having the entire family together for lunch is a joy but also a relative. lyndon's hours vary with work, and the girls are just as unpredictable, but every once in awhile, everyone's at the table coincide, and we gather at the family dining room. >> your cheeks are so pink it's like a little english baby, blond hair, pink, pink, pink cheeks. she's an angel. you look so much like your daddy >> i thought it was a tractor or a bulldozer. >>
CSPAN
Nov 24, 2013 4:00am EST
charities right after 9/11. there were a lot of charities shut don -- down or doing badly. even though there was no evidence doing anything wrong. this that harms the first amendment. a study publish a week ago -- they did a survey of their members, the journalists and writers members of it. and what they found was that one in six of the people they surveyed said they centered them and no longer writing, speaking, or publishing researching certain subjects because they i were afraid they might attract the government's attention. they censored themselves. an additional one in six said they thought about censoring themselves. we're worried the people are going to call the aclu the government has a record of the phone number and who they called. and i just think it changes who we are as a society. .. it just seems to me, is it just too much of a conflict of interest for them to be overseeing rests? >> i think that we got a point. is this something that the aclu is concerned with, and of the gay concerned with this and that is mostly political question. and that is the checks and and we al
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2013 8:00pm EST
would have done what don -- johnson did in vietnam, though he would have continued some level of involvement. ee from in it he was going to involve the troops. >> he say he still would have pursued anti-communist policies. >> would have done it differently, to a lesser extent using the caution that he had gained through the bay of pigs disaster and a triumph of the cuban missile crisis. he learned the hard way on the job and was an internationally internationally-minded person which is the contrast. johnson was a domestic politician. kennedy and always been so because of britain and world war two. more internationally focused. he understood. because of his military background, undoubtedly, the heroism for more work to, greater respect for the joint chiefs then maybe lbj did because he was trying to direct the more common picking bombing targets and things like that. macarthur bag johnson in 1964 and johnson did not listen. i wonder if kennedy would have. >> i went to his funeral. and remember. bobby kennedy showed up. the spring of 64. he died. i saw them on the main streets. of
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2013 7:00pm EST
that, that's unfair. it's unfair to people in my district like matthew, people like nancy and don and karen. mathis resident of pittsburgh north hills who wrote to me and he said after his policy was canceled, we liked the policy we had and we would like to keep it. we are unable to did so because the law has made this impossible which is contrary to the numerous promises president obama made to the public. is there no longer truth in advertising? nancy a dairy farmer a similar situation. the plan she has had with her family for 25 years. the replacement is going to cost three times as much. then they're done and karen in johnstown and a former marine and former coalminer. they are losing their plan and here's what he had to say. i specific weight bought a plan that met my needs. i liked my plan very much and it was something i could afford. the replacement plan is going to cost the discussable more than $6000. thank you. a. [inaudible] can you tell us how that is going to break down in costs and at the insurance companies are allowed to settle policies? >> what happened is you ha
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2013 8:00am EST
olsen group, and professor don wallace. i'm going to say a few words later on in terms of introductions before they speak. now, usually what we try to do is keep in mind terrorism is only one of the many challenges in terms of man-made and natural disasters. and, therefore, we always try to remember, never forget those who were victimized by both mother nature and man-made disasters. and this opportunity, i would like to express sympathy for the victims in latvian, those who were killed in a supermarket, those who were killed in a typhoon in the philippines and, of course, those were victimized by service to fix in -- to kenya. and i'm going, syria, iraq, afghanistan, pakistan and elsewhere. so that's one aspect to express our solidarity and sympathy with the victims. and then, of course, on the other side we have to honor those who serve those who save lives, those who protect lives all the way from the first responders to the police, the military, and those who serve governments, those who serve the civil society to combat terrorism. now, president obama, he made a state
CSPAN
Nov 29, 2013 12:00am EST
was the reverend don, and i got a copy of our taped interview and i said it to him and i said reverend, you might never know with this 45 minute interview in her office but i'm giving you the tape transcript, and perhaps he had circulated the bulletin to the bell avenue presbyterian church saying he never gave the interview. and i said, perhaps you could revise your comments, and at the very least, dell president and mrs. reagan. but, unfortunately, president reagan had gone into alzheimer's by the time and never really knew the truth. and maybe it's better he didn't. >> host: have you ever been sued or threatened? >> guest: oh, oh, i am a darling of the aba. i have been sued yet i've been sued by the best. i've never lost a lawsuit, ever, ever lost a lawsuit. but the biggest one was frank sinatra who sued before i had even written a word. and he kept the lawsuit going for an entire year, and he very smartly did not sue the publisher. he sued me personally. and i suppose the scariest thing was the day that sonata's lawyers called the publishing lawyers and said, we have a tape
CSPAN
Nov 4, 2013 12:05am EST
don, and i got a copy of our taped interview and i said it to him and i said reverend, you might never know with this 45 minute interview in her office but i'm giving you the tape transcript, and perhaps he had circulated the bulletin to the bell avenue presbyterian church saying he never gave the interview. and i said, perhaps you could revise your comments, and at the very least, dell president and mrs. reagan. but, unfortunately, president reagan had gone into alzheimer's by the time and never really knew the truth. and maybe it's better he didn't. >> host: have you ever been sued or threatened? >> guest: oh, oh, i am a darling of the aba. i have been sued yet i've been sued by the best. i've never lost a lawsuit, ever, ever lost a lawsuit. but the biggest one was frank sinatra who sued before i had even written a word. and he kept the lawsuit going for an entire year, and he very smartly did not sue the publisher. he sued me personally. and i suppose the scariest thing was the day that sonata's lawyers called the publishing lawyers and said, we have a tape recording of the kitty ke
CSPAN
Nov 1, 2013 2:00pm EDT
between albert einstein and don hobart, and maybe i'm the only person in the room with this kind of stuff but they had a dawn to dusk debate on physics and one of the reporters who covered this discussion was -- wrote that they were talking past each other which is kind of either the beginning of that phrase, although i think it goes back to some kind of english theater, talking past each other and that's what's happening here. i was speaking to a group of people. .. i met him back when i preached and many times that the st. louis community united methodist church which he attended, and i didn't agree with him. i would never, ever in this committee or anywhere else accuse him of coming to take his check and not caring about his job. i'm sorry that has been said. i apologize. i need all these notes of what i thought or reasonably intelligent questions. i'm kind of hurt over the way that we have come to treat people here in s. con. res., so i apologize and i don't want to purchase a page. i yield back. >> the gentleman is yielding back. >> of the chair recognizes the gentleman from fl
CSPAN
Nov 25, 2013 2:00pm EST
had over the last decade for perfectly good reasons. don's wife is british. don's wife's people, the brits survived the blitz. they survived two world wars which reduced many of their cities to rubble and they -- what's the expression? they survived the irish. to the extent anyone survives the irish but again at the end of the today added nation we need to be prepared to understand that all the efforts that go forward whether it's being able to effectively identify the telltale signs of a proto- radicalization, whether it's being able to successfully dip into every internet search on the web, whether it's being able to look for just to have the ultimate filter of filters going through metadata, things are going to happen and the degree to which nsa and the fbi and our media and our politicians and others have defined our response to terrorism for her actions towards terrorism as being a pursuit of a risk-free society, insuring the prevention of any act. first of all we set ourselves up to fail. we have created in unreasonable expectation in our population and i would argue we have do
CSPAN
Nov 23, 2013 10:00am EST
muslim charities right after 9/11. there were a lot of charities shut don -- down or doing badly. even though there was no evidence doing anything wrong. this that harms the first amendment. a study publish a week ago -- they did a survey of their members, the journalists and writers members of it. and what they found was that one in six of the people they surveyed said they centered them and no longer writing, speaking, or publishing researching certain subjects because they i were afraid they might attract the government's attention. they censored themselves. an additional one in six said they thought about censoring themselves. we're worried the people are going to call the aclu the government has a record of the phone number and who they called. and i just think it changes who we are as a society. .. it just seems to me, is it just too much of a conflict of interest for them to be overseeing rests? >> i think that we got a point. is this something that the aclu is concerned with, and of the gay concerned with this and that is mostly political question. and that is the checks and an
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